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    Prepare for spam



    Been working hard to get these banned/deleted before they could become an issue. Banned 36 spammers today... 20+ yesterday. Started aggressively deleting them before they can spam based on their IP's. Apologies if this caught any legitimate users who registered on the 7th or 8th, you can just re-register.

    Changing some stuff around in the back end to try to get the spammers blocked from registering.
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    Re: Prepare for spam

    Gooood lawd. Maybe these are the end times after all. I think Revelation Chapter 54 covered this sort of thing.

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    Re: Prepare for spam

    Wow. Someone's bored out there.
    Every married man is wrong. We just wait for the wife to tell us when, where, and about what.

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    Re: Prepare for spam

    In just over 2 days the new plugins I've added have blocked 700 spam registrations.

    Merrick explained what happened: reCAPTCHA was hacked last year, and the source code just went public on the 4th, so there was really nothing blocking spammers at all from registering. I went back to reCAPTCHA now, I suspect they'll have it fixed at some point, which should help even more.

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    I really preferred your temporary replacement for the CAPTCHA.
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